Foolishly pledging their lives to finding the long-lost Seeing Glass, cousins Jack and Jill, with a three-legged talking frog to serve as the. In a Glass Grimmly has ratings and reviews. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Once again, Adam Gidwitz has knocked my socks. 14 quotes from In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2): ‘There is this weird thing that happens, when you stop worrying so much about what other peo.

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The Grimm Conclusion Adam Gidwitz. There’s plenty of humor here, as well as violence, including almost being drowned by a mermaid, a character nearly cutting off his hand with a sword, someone’s lips being sewn together by goblins, and three mysterious beings who obtained immortality by murdering children and building a basement out of their bones. This kids wormed their way into my heart and I felt deeply for them.


View all 5 comments. Dark and witty, just the way I like my authors. Their journey to self-confidence is a completely believable transformation — all the more so because it doesn’t quite stick the first time they try it out, and they must relearn their lesson in order to truly understand it.

I definitely enjoyed the first part of this series much more, hrimmly like his easy storytelling. The gore and violence are there, but I love that the author emphasizes the fact that “buried in these rhymes and tales are true stories, of true children, who fought through the darkest of times, and came out the other end — stronger, braver, and, usually, completely covered in blood.

I think it often expresses more. Oct 08, Meredith rated it it was amazing Shelves: And while there is a hill and a broken crown, there is much, much more. I would compare this book to the book The Hunger Games which is also full of suspense and violence. These stories and images get into your head and stay there, in a good way. I also think the 1st and second one run a little more smoothly, but this one I think was great in its own way, but i cant say much otherwise i grimlmy spoil some things.


Oct 27, B. Grimmlly from In a Glass Grimmly. I think the author’s sporadic ‘conversation’ with the reader helps to break up the drama and adds some levity to aa dark tale. Jill runs away from her mother’s kingdom from embarrassment incident. When you see yourself face to face They grimmyl you yourself after all. Did they ever find the looking glass? I’d say that any reader under twelve should be under parental supervision, most definitely.

I’m so glad that Adam Gidwitz started writing books.

And deep down, there is a very important lesson that spoke to me and no doubt will give young readers something to think about, something very prevalent in this day, with bullying at an all time high.

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I thought this one was a little a bit better then the first one. But it is an amazing book!

His books are wonderful stories about childhood, with enough gore and horror to satisfy even the most bloody-minded of us, and enough truth to make me cry. It just didn’t draw me. Want to hear more about Adam’s brilliant books?

Just as he did in his first book, A Tale Dark and Grimmin In a Glass Grimmly, author and narrator Adam Gidwitz teaches readers that the original intent of fairy tales was to offer moral lessons and truths to live by.

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Add your rating See all 3 kid reviews. I laughed aloud just like I did while listening to the first one. I strongly recommend getting the audiobook narrated by Johnnie Heller.

You see these two cousins get themselves in a little predicament when they swear on their lives that they can retrieve a glass that has been lost for a very long glsas. Thus we get match girls dying in the snow, snow queens snatching youngsters away, “Big Bad Wolves” wolfing down girls in red hoods, witches that eat children and so This is the second in a series of books that takes it’s cue from the fact that the “original” versions of fairy tales were in fact pretty dark and bloody.


I like how glss stories of the Frog, Jack, and Jill all come together, and the humor provided by the Frog, who complains and nags during much of their travels. This was good, but not great. Review quote “Enchanting and enchanted. See how we rate. In the usual manner of quests, Jack and Jill come to understand that their final reward may not be what they thought it would be.

In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2) by Adam Gidwitz

Dutton Children’s Books Publication date: I probably shouldn’t have told you that. Secondly, the spin on old classics. This book has much of the charm of the first. Mar 23, Kat Heckenbach rated it liked it. Now, he writes full-time—which means he writes a couple of hours a day, and lies on the couch staring at the ceiling the rest of the time.

Maybe try it yourself i see a lot of people like all these. I think that Adam Gidwitz must be the perfect mix of grownup and child. Follow Jack and Jill as they enter startling new landscapes that may or may not be scary, bloody, terrifying, and altogether true.

He’s an awesome and likable frog though, and in the end, he’s the one that enables Jack and Jill to complete their quest grimnly.

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